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Intelligent Conversation

Smart sensor networks will tell each other what they see and what they think.

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What Lurks Beneath

Venturing to the Earth’s southernmost point to explore a hidden part of our biosphere.

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Executive Decision

The future of automotive manufacturing has found a new home in the South.

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The Papers of Andrew Jackson

Delving deep into Old Hickory’s drafts, letters, and notes reveals his fiery personality.

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Testing the Limits

Creating a clear definition leads to new discoveries in animal play.

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Examination Station

New video technology provides improved access to health care for school children.

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And Water for All

Limited access to clean water spurs social change in the Philippines.

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